Saturday, September 22, 2018
Tanzania ferry disaster toll touches 136

Dar es Salaam At least 136 bodies have been recovered from Tanzania's Lake Victoria after a ferry capsized, with dozens still missing, Transport Minister Isack Kamwelwe said on Friday. About a hundred people were rescued after ..

Over 176,000 register to be  2022 World Cup volunteers

AFP Doha More than 176,000 people have applied to be volunteers for the 2022 World Cup, including 1,000 nationals from the countries which have broken off all diplomatic and travel ties with tournament host Qatar, the Supreme ..

Mandela's grandson urges S Africans to support World Cup host Qatar

CATHERINE W GICHUKI DOHA South African lawmaker Zwelivelile Mandla Mandela, grandson of late South African President Nelson Mandela, has urged fellow countrymen in Qatar to fly the South African flag high during the Qatar 2022 ..

QNA Geneva Qatar has called for international efforts to fix the accountability for the heinous war crimes in Syria and ensure justice for the victims. "The failure to take appropriate measures to ensure criminal justice in Syria ..

Doha The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Friday sent a cable of congratulations to President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, on the occasion of her country's Independence Day. (QNA)

Russia and Turkey agreed on borders of the demilitarised zone around Syria's Idlib, part of a deal aimed to prevent a military assault on the last rebel enclave, Russia's top diplomat said. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ..

AFP Geneva Saudi Arabia is trying shut down a UN-backed war crimes investigation in Yemen, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday, calling it a"blatant attempt to avoid scrutiny" of its conduct in the country. The group's ..